Skip to content
Skip to navigation

The Executive

I’m Jill Ludford, Chief Executive of Murrumbidgee Local Health District. I am passionate about ensuring that every patient who comes in contact with us has a positive experience that contributes toward their comfort, recovery and wellbeing.

My team of executives drive our pursuit of excellence in ensuring we are a leader in healthcare. We are always striving toward being an employer of choice and a point of pride for all our staff.

I value feedback and most enjoy visiting our sites to meet with staff, patients and our communities to find out about their health experiences and how we can continue to build on and improve our services.

Jill Ludford
Chief Executive

Our Executive team

The Senior Executive team provides advice to the Chief Executive on major strategic, quality and safety, corporate and operational matters. They are driven by the following nine principles: 

  1. Commit to excellence
  2. Measure the important things
  3. Build a culture around service
  4. Create and develop leaders
  5. Focus on employee satisfaction
  6. Building individual accountability
  7. Align behaviours with goals and values
  8. Communicate at all levels
  9. Reward and recognise success
Jill Ludford
Chief Executive

Jill Ludford

Chief Executive

Jill was appointed Chief Executive in August 2014. Accountable to the MLHD Board, Jill is responsible for providing safe, equitable, quality healthcare to the people of Murrumbidgee through strategic leadership and sound governance. Under her management, MLHD is implementing enhanced operations, performance, innovation and skills to deliver the best health outcomes for people in our District.

Maurice Ahern
Director Finance and Performance

Maurice Ahern

Director Finance and Performance

Maurice is responsible for the leadership and management of financial services and performance reporting including clinical activity and trends. Maurice also leads procurement and revenue functions.

Helen Emmerson
Director People and Culture

Helen Emmerson

Director People and Culture

Helen is responsible for work health safety and wellbeing, human resources and industrial relations.  Her role includes developing and implementing human resource initiatives that support culture and capability development.

Dr Wendy Cox
Executive Director Medical Services

Dr Wendy Cox

Executive Director Medical Services

Wendy is responsible for implementation of sustainable systems and processes for reviewing and improving the quality of medical services, for effective engagement of medical staff in MLHD, planning services and delivery and maintenance of a sustainable medical workforce.

Karen Cairney
Executive Director Nursing and Midwifery and HSFAC

Karen Cairney

Executive Director Nursing and Midwifery and HSFAC

Karen is accountable for the development, monitoring and reporting of all aspects of professional activities to optimise health outcomes provided by nurses and midwives in MLHD. Karen is the Health Services Functional Area Coordinator (HSFAC) responsible for emergency management.

Jill Reyment
Director Clinical Governance

Jill Reyment

Director Clinical Governance

Jill is responsible for managing the Clinical Governance Unit to lead, coordinate and support clinicians and managers in providing clinical excellence and best practice care.

Andrew Elliot
Chief Information Officer

Andrew Elliot

Chief Information Officer

Andrew is responsible for all aspects of the Information, Communication and Technology strategy. This includes support for core clinical and corporate systems and applications, the infrastructure surrounding the clinical arena, and supporting clinical pathways from telehealth to radiography. 

Fiona Renshaw
Director Integrated Care and Allied Health

Fiona Renshaw

Director Integrated Care and Allied Health
Fiona has responsibility for leading, directing and managing implementation of programs relating to key State and National programs and priority areas.  These programs include Chronic Care, Child Youth and Family Health, Violence Prevention and Response, Aboriginal Health, BreastScreen, Population Health, Oral Health, Health Promotion and the Integrated Care Strategy.
Robyn Manzie
Director Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol

Robyn Manzie

Director Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol

Robyn has responsibility for leading, directing and managing mental health and drug and alcohol services. 

Helen Cooper
Director Clinical Operations, Sector Two

Helen Cooper

Director Clinical Operations, Sector Two
Helen is accountable for leading, directing and managing clinical operations of MLHD, across a broad spectrum of health service delivery settings and corporate functions.
Greg Brylski
General Manager Griffith Base Hospital

Greg Brylski

General Manager Griffith Base Hospital

Greg is accountable for leading service delivery, including a comprehensive range of acute, primary health and community based services, operational matters, and performance against key indicators for Griffith Base Hospital and the Leeton Cluster. 

Rosemary Garthwaite
General Manager Aged Care

Rosemary Garthwaite

General Manager Aged Care
Rosemary is accountable for leading, planning and delivery of Aged Care Services, across our District.
Jackie Brodie
Acting Aboriginal Health Manager

Jackie Brodie

Acting Aboriginal Health Manager
Carla Bailey
Director Clinical Operations, Sector One

Carla Bailey

Director Clinical Operations, Sector One
Carla is accountable for leading, directing and managing clinical operations of MLHD, across a broad spectrum of health service delivery settings and corporate functions.
Kevin Lawrence
Deputy Director Finance and Performance

Kevin Lawrence

Deputy Director Finance and Performance

Kevin has responsibility for budget development, clinical costing, activity and performance, clinical and performance analysis and systems development.

Contact details

Street Address

Postal Address

Key Contacts

Allied Health

Clinical Governance

Finance & Performance

Information Communication & Technology

Medical Services

Operations

Workforce Services

Last updated: 08 July 2018
scripttarget